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Joe's Crab Shack

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2024 W 1st St, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3109
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
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North Wales, United Kingdom
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512 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We were recommended Joes Crab Shack by a local I had the all you can eat shrimp meal for $19.99. Our friends had the fish and chips and the fish and shrimp. The different sorts of shrimp were, plain and cold, deep fried coconut and crispy shrimp with fries and dips. You could have as much as you wanted. I... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We live near here and thought we'd give it a try. Not our best idea. The service is slow and innatentive, the place is noisy, the tables are jammed together, and the food was okay at best. There are too many nicer places in the area, and the management at Joe's doesn't seem to want to improve the place.

Thank jwbapc
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lunch or dinner with a beautiful view of the river from the outside patio. Inside has plenty of room and sports bar facilities.

Thank Kathleen Z
Fort Myers, Florida
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Located just right for a romantic and stunning sunset. Great food, great service and a comfortable all around feeling. Highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank rbrembt
Punta Gorda, Florida
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428 reviews
249 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nice water views, outside dining, good menu with lots of choices. Wait staff is friendly and helpful, food is priced well as are drinks. Fast service, small parking lot outside with street and other lots in the area. The Mahi tacos are very good with decent portions for lunch.

Thank Kris D
Sarasota, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and service. We will be back! I celebrated my birthday there tonight with my family and friends and everyone enjoyed there meal. We were entertained and service was great. I recommend this restaurant if you are in the area.

Thank Seximami2u
Fort Myers, Florida
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280 reviews
204 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time here. We have been to Joes at other locations and this was very disappointing. Good was not good. Tasteless and greasy. Service was ok but not great. The bloody Mary was the high point. Has very limited parking as well. We will not be back here.

Thank Ken S
Lehigh Acres, Florida
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108 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

We were seated right at a window on the Marina the sunset view was great but that was not all, the food was delicious and the service was fast. Love the seafood here and have visited many other times just never reviewed it. Will return again.

Thank russpei
Lexington, North Carolina
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Joe's Crab Shack is great if you love seafood. Restaurant is essentially in a great location. Service & establishment was average. I am truly a seafood lover but would not probably visit Joe Crab Shack because in my opinion food is over priced for what you get. Overall first experience and food was great...

Thank tgraham1302
Fort Myers, Florida
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

Visited my favorite restaurant in Ft. Myers, FL, 9/10/2016. Waitress brought menu, asked if they had changed the menu, she stated yes they were trying to cut back. Waitress did not give us her name like they used to do. Ordered two tall draft beers., received short beers in tall glasses. I ordered the coconut shrimp, way overcooked. Coconut does... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
American, Bar, Seafood
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Scenic view, Bar scene, Kids, Local cuisine, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2024 W 1st St, Fort Myers, FL 33901-3109
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Fort Myers
  • Phone Number: 239-332-1881

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?